Richard Leonard

Club President 2011-2013, now Vice President and Club Delegate to the Munster Branch of the IRFU. Played, wrote, took photos, created this mayhem and other web stuff.

Sep 072020

We are so happy to announce that the Underage Rugby Season for BRUFF R.F C 2020/2021 is underway.  We are back playing Rugby, we look forward to seeing familiar faces and welcoming new faces to Kilballyowen on Sunday the 13th September.We are encouraging all girls and boys from the age of 6 onwards to join the club please contact our Underage secretary on 0838124281 for more details.

Rugby is a great way of getting fit, enjoying sport and making lifelong friends.

Registration will have to be paid before attending new training sessions due to Covid 19 and health questionnaires will have to be filled in at each and every training session.

Click on the link below and the 2020 – 2021 registration form will open.

Mini Rugby (Ages 6 – 11) commences every Sunday from 10:00 am until 11:00 am

Youth Rugby (Ages 12 – 15) starts from 11:30 am – 12:45 pm.

Registration Cost for the 2020 – 2021 season is the following, €50 for single player registration, €80 for two children €120 for three children.

If you are interested in becoming a coach please contact one of the phone numbers below for more information.

If you have any queries contact our Underage secretary  on 0838124281 for more details.

Also we are very happy to announce that Bruff RFC GIRLS are launching the Give It A Try Program (GIAT) starting soon. The aim of the program is to get young girls interested in playing rugby and being active. The cost is 10 euros for 4 sessions.

Our regular training sessions have returned with restrictions in place for social distancing and we are training at 7 pm every Monday & Wednesday evening at Kilballyowen Park and is open to girls U14’s , U16’s & U18’s coming along . There is no requirement to have played rugby previously, come along, participate and have some fun. Due to Covid 19 all new players are always welcome but please contact our Underage Secretary first before attending a new training session. Contact Liz on 0838124281 & Heidi on 0876679783 with any further queries.

Please get the word out to any underage girls interested in taking up the sport – no experience necessary!

We have under 14’s , U16’s & U18’s all training on Monday and Wednesdays at 7pm – 8:15pm.

Aug 212020

The death has occurred of Kathleen (Kitsy) O’Connell (née Conway)
Baggotstown, Bruff, Limerick

Kathleen (Kitsy) O’Connell, Baggotstown, Bruff, Co. Limerick, peacefully at Milford Care Centre, Limerick, 20th August 2020. Sadly missed by her loving husband Cal, daughter Mary, sons Pat, John and Tim, brother Willie, sisters Mary and Nora, son-in-law Pat, daughters-in-law Patricia, Elizabeth and Adrienne, grandchildren, brothers-in-law Paddy and Barry, sisters-in-law Christine and Nellie, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. May she rest in peace. 

Kitsy will arrive at The Church of Our Lady, Knockainey on Sunday afternoon for Requiem Mass at 3 o’clock, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Milford Care Centre. 

In compliance with current Covid-19 guidelines, Kitsy’s Funeral Mass will be restricted to family and close friends. Sympathies may be expressed by post to Butler’s Funeral Home, Bruff, Co. Limerick or by using the condolence section on